Community Calendar 9/1/11

T hursday September 1

 

Ghost Tours, Stories

LAKE GEORGE Nightly Walking Ghost Tours will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday through Monday, Sept. 1 to 5, at Fort William Henry in Lake George Village. And at 7:30 p.m. those days, there’ll be a program of Storytelling: Folk Lore and Ghosts at the fort. Information/cost: 518-964-6648, or www.fwhmuseum.com.

 

Hay Festival

KILLINGTON The Fourth Annual Killington Hay Festival will be held from Thursday, Sept. 1, through Monday, Oct. 10, at businesses throughout the Killington area. More than 40 giant hay animals will be displayed at businesses, and there’ll be an educational scavenger hunt, a hay maze, old-fashioned ice cream social, and a soapbox political rally. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Art Show

GLENS FALLS The Crandall Public Library at 251 Glen Street in Glens Falls will host the First Annual Friends of the IBA Juried Art Show, “Birds in Nature,” from Thursday, Sept. 1, through Friday, Sept. 30. And on Saturday, Sept. 17, there’ll be live bird of prey presentations. Information: Email Laurie LaFond at llafond@winterraptorfest.com, or visit wwww.winterraptorfest.com.

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 6 on Main Street in Poultney. Offered will be local meats, vegetables, fruits, baked goods, maple syrup, crafts and more. Information: 802-468-5805.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, Parker House, Rutland; 9:30 a.m. Sept. 2, Young-at-Heart Senior Center, Poultney; 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, Wallingford House, Wallingford; 12:30 p.m. Sept. 8, Castleton Meadows, Castleton; and 11 a.m. Sept. 8, Benson Heights, Benson. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Farmer’s Market

MANCHESTER The Manchester Farmers’ Market at Adams Park invites all children to vend their homegrown products for free on Thursday, Sept. 1 (this event was rained out on Aug. 25). Children should arrive at 1:45 p.m. with their product(s), table, chair and cash box. This market is open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays, across from Gringo Jack’s Restaurant. Information: Email mfmvt@yahoo.com.

 

Castleton Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers Market next to Citizens Bank on Main Street will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 6. Offered will be locally grown and made products. Information: Lori Barker at 353-0498, or Robert Staudter at 468-2213.

 

Quilling workshop

GRANVILLE Pat Oathout will teach quilling, an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped and glued together to create decorative designs, on Thursday, September 1 at 6 p.m. at the Pember Library. Pre-registration is not required, and materials are provided. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Legion Auxiliary

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1, at American Legion Post 49, 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven. This auxiliary meets on the first Thursday each month. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Bomoseen Postcards

CASTLETON Charles Knight will present a program on “The Golden Age of Lake Bomoseen Postcards” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Castleton Community Center on Main Street, Route 4A, just east of Castleton Corners. Charles will donate his rare, unique collection to the Castleton Historical Society following the talk. Refreshments will be served. Information: Holly Hitchcock at 468-5105.

 

Legion Meetings

POULTNEY Meetings will be held at American Legion Post 39, 689 Granville Street in Poultney, as follows: Sons of the American Legion, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1; Ladies Auxiliary 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6; and regular Legion meeting 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8. Information: 802-287-5229.

 

Friday September 2

 

Dance Classes

CAMBRIDGE Hubbard Hall at 161 Warren Street in Cambridge is accepting registrations for Hip-Hop and Jazz Dance Classes. Heidi Knecht-Seegers will lead classes for ages 8 to 12 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Mondays (term one will begin on Sept. 12, term two Nov. 14), and mixed level jazz for teens and adults from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. (term one on Sept. 12 and term two Nov. 14). Information/registration: Heidi at 518-260-2238.

 

Hunter Education

SALEM Registrations are being accepted for a “Home Study” Hunter Safety Education Course that will be offered from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Salem Fish and Game Club. Information/registration (deadline Sept. 8): Ed Kenyon at 854-7827.

 

Bow Hunter Course

HUDSON FALLS Registrations are being accepted for a Bow Hunter Safety Education Course that will be offered from 6 to 10 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday, Sept. 12 and 14, and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Hudson Falls Fish and Game Club. Pre-registration is required no later than Sept. 5 at 747-9665 or 955-0236.

 

Sportsmen Ed

WARREN COUNTY Cornell Cooperative Extension and the Warren County Conservation Council are accepting registrations for free Sportsmen Education Classes that will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17 and 18, in Warrensburg. Sportsmen education, bow hunter and trapper education classes will be available. Information/registration: 518-623-3291, 518-668-4881, or email mlb222@cornell.edu.

 

Hospice Volunteers

RUTLAND The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice is encouraging registrations for a free, eight-week training class for people who wish to become hospice and palliative care volunteers in Rutland County. Training will run from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays from Sept. 14 through Nov. 2 at the RAVNAH office, 7 Albert Cree Drive in Rutland. Information/registration: Nancy Birdsall at 802-770-1682, or email birdsall@ravnah.org.

 

Thrift Shop Open

ARGYLE The Argyle Methodist Church Thrift Shop will be open from 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 2, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday the third. Clothing in sizes for infants to adults will be offered and a summer clearance sale will include $1 and $3 bags. This shop will be open on the first Friday each month and every Saturday.

 

Art Reception

BRANDON Everyone is invited to an opening reception for an exhibition of richly colored pencil drawings by Joan Curtis, “Greener Grass,” from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 2, at the Brandon Artists Guild, 7 Center Street. This exhibition will run through Wednesday, Nov. 2. Information: 802-247-4956.

 

Ghost Walks

SARATOGA SPRINGS Saratoga Arts and Mason Winfield, a historian of the supernatural, will offer 90-minute, one-mile Haunted History Ghost Walks of Saratoga Springs at 7 p.m. on Fridays in September. The walks will leave from Saratoga Arts, 320 Broadway. Cost: $10 adults; $5 ages 7 to 11, at the door. Information: 518-584-4132, or www.masonwinfield.com.

 

Saturday September 3

 

Hiking, Paddling

GLENS FALL/SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will offer hiking on Sept. 3, 4, 10 and 11, and paddling on Sept. 11. Information: www.adk-gfs.org.

 

Tag Sale, Breakfast

SHUSHAN The Shushan Town-Wide Tag Sale will be held on Saturday, Sept. 3. Also, the Shushan Methodist Church will host a pancake and sausage breakfast at the church and lunch will be available. Information: Gayle Shaw at 518-854-3896.

 

Artist Workshop

GLENS FALLS Registration is required by Saturday, Sept. 3, for an Artist Entrepreneurship Workshop that will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at LARAC in Glens Falls. For amateur, emerging and professional artists. Cost: $20, $15 members, including an instruction manual by instructor Janet Tanguay of Art ‘n’ Soul. Information/registration: 518-798-1144, or www.larac.org.

 

Garlic Festival

BENNINGTON The Southern Vermont Garlic Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3 and 4, at Camelot Village, Route 9 West in Bennington. Information: Joann Erenhouse, Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce, 802-447-3311.

 

Triathlon Festival

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Triathlon Festival will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3 and 4, at Battlefield Park and Beach Road in Lake George. Adult and children’s events will be featured. Information: www.adktri.org/lakegeorgetri.

 

Maze at Fort

TICONDEROGA The “Heroic Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure,” will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays in September and through Oct. 20 at Fort Ticonderoga. Also, group reservations will be taken for weekdays in September and October. Information/reservations: 518-585-2821, or www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Coffee Reception

DORSET The Dorset Public Library will host a coffee reception from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3, with Dorset native and photographer Jack Stannard. Jack’s photographs, featuring wild animals, birds, wildflowers and unusual animal species, will be exhibited during September. Free and open to all. Information: 802-867-5774, or www.dorsetlibraryinfo.org.

 

Free Concert

SALEM The Summer Sounds of Salem concert series will present Al and Kathy Bain from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3, at the Rotary gazebo on Main Street in Salem. Featured will be traditional country, bluegrass and gospel music. Free and open to all.

 

Jesus Fest

WHITEHALL An “It’s All About Jesus Fest” Christian music event will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3, at Skenesborough Park, 58 Skenesborough Drive in Whitehall. A number of musicians will entertain and meet with fest goers, and there’ll be food and beverages for purchase, along with the musicians’ merchandise. Free admission. Information: 518-791-6936, or www.itsallaboutjesusfest.com.

 

Roast Pork

PAWLET The Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Supper Club invites everyone to a Roast Pork Dinner at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3, at the Pawlet Community Church. Takeouts may be ordered on Sept. 3 at 802-325-3022. Cost: $10 adults; $6 ages 6 to 12; free 5 and younger. Information: Doreen Mach at 325-3428, or Judy Coolidge at 325-3073.

 

F.D. Drawing, Bingo

GRANVILLE The Granville Hook and Ladder Fire Co. on Quaker Street invites everyone to participate in its Queen of Hearts Drawing at 6 p.m. on Saturdays. And, bingo will be held at 7 p.m. each Saturday, with few exceptions. Information: 642-2401.

 

Piano Recital

BOLTON LANDING Thomas Spandolfi will perform a Piano Recital at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Information/cost: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Sunday September 4

 

Pancake Breakfast

SALEM The Salem Fish and Game Club invites everyone to a Holiday Weekend Pancake Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 4, at its clubhouse on Route 29 in Salem. Tickets will be available at the door. Information: Bill at 677-3384, or Kevin at 222-3448.

 

Breakfast Buffet

CAMBRIDGE An all-you-can-eat Breakfast Buffet will be served from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 4, at American Legion Post 634, 210 Route 22 in Cambridge. This breakfast is served on the first Sunday each month, with few exceptions, and

everyone will be welcome.

 

Chicken Barbecue

GANSEVOORT St. Therese Chapel at Route 32 and Gansevoort-Wilton Road in Gansevoort invites everyone to a Chicken Barbecue from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 4. Takeouts will be available. Cost: $9 adults; $4 children. Information: 792-2276.

 

Haiti Benefit

CAMBRIDGE MMRC Haiti, a volunteer group working for a stronger Haiti, will hold a Haiti Relief Fundraiser beginning at 1 p.m. and continuing into the night on Sunday, Sept. 4, at the American Legion Hall, 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge. Live and recorded music, horseshoes and volleyball, beer pong, food and drinks will be featured. Cost: $15 adults; $10 students; free age 12 and younger. Information: Nathan or Martha at 518-677-3095.

 

Monday September 5

 

Chorus Practice

RUTLAND The Rutland Curbstone Chorus will meet for practice at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 5, at Rutland High School. All males with an interest in barbershop singing are encouraged to join this fun group. Information: 802-273-2911.

 

Tuesday September 6

 

Stickle Quilt

BENNINGTON An 1863 Jane Stickle quilt will be on display from Tuesday, Sept. 6, through Sunday, Oct. 16, at the Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street, Route 9. This famous quilt contains 5,602 pieces surrounded by a unique, scalloped border, and is the topic of the book, “Dear Jane, The Two Hundred Twenty-Five Patterns from the 1863 Jane A. Stickle Quilt,” by Brenda Papadakis. Information: 802-447-1571, or www.benningtonmuseum.org.

 

Women’s Health

CAMBRIDGE/GRANVILLE Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at the Baptist Church on Quaker Street in Granville, and Wednesday, Sept. 7, at the Brieman Building in Cambridge. WIC provides supplemental foods and health education to pregnant and nursing women, infants, and children to age 5. Ask if you qualify for help with your food bill. Information/alternate time: 518-746-2460.

 

Dinner, Basket Party

WHITEHALL Elks Club 1491 will host a Spaghetti and Meatball Dinner and Basket Party from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at the Elks Lodge on South Williams Street in Whitehall. Cost: $7, with proceeds benefiting Tammy Peterson who is battling a serious illness. Takeouts will be available. Information/to donate: 499-1750.

 

Chorus Rehearsal

GLENS FALLS The Adirondack Voices chorus members will hold their first rehearsal at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at Christ Church United Methodist, 54 Bay Street in Glens Falls. Subsequent rehearsals will run from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays in preparation for a Dec. 6 concert. Male voices are especially needed. Information: 793-2620, or 792-1922.

 

Tuesday Bingo

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road, across from the West Glens Falls Fire Department, will host Bingo at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-cooked meals and more will be available. Featured will be $1,000, $750, and $500 jackpots. This bingo is held each Tuesday, and the first Saturday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Self-Help Group

RUTLAND The Compassionate Friends self-help organization will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at Grace Congregational Church in Rutland (use West Street entrance). Everyone who has suffered the loss of a child or sibling is encouraged to attend. This group meets on the first Tuesday each month. Information: Susan at 446-2278, or 236-9784, after 5:30 p.m.

 

Writers’ Workshops

MANCHESTER Novelist Eric Rickstad will lead Novel and Memoir Workshops from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Sept. 6 through Oct. 13 at The Inn at Willow Pond in Manchester. Eric’ goal is to help other writers achieve their dream of publication, and 5 percent of the proceeds will benefit the Vermont Reads Program. Information/registration: Eric at 802-738-2720.

 

Wednesday September 7

 

Seniors’ Picnic

VICTORY The Olde Saratoga Seniors group will hold a Picnic at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at the Fish Creek Rod and Gun Club on Route 32 in Victory. Members are asked to bring a dish to share and hot dogs, hamburgers and paper supplies will be provided. New members and guests will be welcome. Information: Jim Young at 747-9213.

 

Harvest Celebration

CASTLETON The Castleton Free Library on Main Street, Route 4A, will host a free Celebration of the Harvest at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7. VPR’s Ron Krupp will present a slide show on his new book, “Lifting the Yoke,” that addresses the issues of community sustainability. Community members then will discuss area harvest and local sustainability activities. Also, a potluck supper will precede the program at 6:30 p.m. (bring a dish to share, with local produce if available). Information: 468-5574.

 

Free Movie

MANCHESTER The Mark Skinner Library at 48 West Road in Manchester will conclude its free summer getaway film series with “Monsoon Wedding” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7. This R-rated, 114-minute film was shot in and around New Delhi, India. Information: 802-362-2607.

 

Model Railroaders

GLENS FALLS The Upstate Model Railroaders will hold an Open House from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays from Sept. 7 through 28 in Glens Falls. Information: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com.

 

Thursday September 8

 

Car Show

LAKE GEORGE The Adirondack Nationals Car Show will be held Sept. 8 through 11 at the Fort William Henry Resort in Lake George Village. Hours will be 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 8 a.m. to noon Sunday. There’ll be a cruise 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and fireworks Saturday night. Information/cost: 518-821-6237, or www.adirondacknationals.com.

 

Motorcycle Rally

KILLINGTON New England’s largest motorcycle touring rally, The Killington Classic, will be held Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 8 to 11. Social events, day rides, poker runs, lectures, demonstrations, and a 12-mile parade with more than 1,000 motorcycles will be featured. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 6 on Main Street in Poultney. Offered will be bedding plants, specialty foods, range-fed meat and eggs, farmstead cheeses, Vermont crafts, and more. Information: 802-468-5805.

 

Castleton Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers Market next to Citizens Bank on Main Street will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 6. Offered will be locally grown and made products. Information: Lori Barker at 353-0498, or Robert Staudter at 468-2213.

 

Children’s Activity

CAMBRIDGE Cambridge Connects will host a free “Diggers, Dump Trucks and Sirens” event from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8, at the Bob Durrin Memorial Park, Avenue B, in Cambridge. Children will explore the vehicles that dig, clean, transport, haul and more. Light food and refreshments will be available. Park in the adjacent school lot. Information: Email cambridgeconnects@gmail.com.

 

Rummage, Bake Sale

SOUTH HARTFORD The Hartford Yoked Parish will hold its annual Fall Rummage and Bake Sale Sept. 8 through 10 at the Congregational Church and Church House, corner of Route 40 and Gilchrist Hill Road in South Hartford. Hours will be 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, 1 to 8 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, including a noon bag sale. Jewelry, cutlery, glassware, baskets, clothing for all ages, and much more will be offered along with home-baked goods.

 

Drawing at VFW

GRANVILLE VFW Post 1653 on North Street in Granville invites everyone to stop in and purchase a ticket for its weekly “Search for the Queen of Hearts” drawing that is held at 6 p.m. each Thursday at the post. Cost: $1 per ticket. The post is open each day from 9 a.m. to about 10 p.m. Information: 642-1599.

 

GOP Candidates

PITTSTOWN You’ll have an opportunity to meet the endorsed Pittstown Republican candidates from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8, at the Sterup Square Ballrooms, 2113 Route 7 in Raymertown. Buffet and cash bar. Cost: $20. Information: 663-5036, or 753-6179.

 

Friday September 9

 

Farmer’s Market

PAWLET The Pawlet Farmers’ Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9, at the Pawlet Village green, next to the library. Fresh produce, handmade crafts and Vermont maple products will be offered every Friday, rain or shine.

 

Vettefest

QUEENSBURY The 20th Annual Adirondack Vettefest will be held Sept. 9 through 11 at the Ramada Inn in Queensbury. This event will start at 4 p.m. Friday, continue from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, and conclude from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Information/cost: 518-371-3969, or www.adirondackcorvettes.com.

 

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 9. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Balloon Festival

QUEENSBURY The SunKiss Balloon Festival will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9, at SUNY Adirondack in Queensbury. More than 30 hot air balloons and family activities will be featured. Information: 518-796-0373, or www.sunkissballooning.com/festival.

 

Pizza at Elks

GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Club on Route 40 South will offer Henderson’s Pizza every Friday night. In addition to pizza, the menu will include weekly specials such as mozzarella sticks, chicken wings, French fries, and more. Information/to order: 692-2061.

 

Art Reception

POULTNEY A reception for an exhibition by Brandon photographer Caleb Kenna titled, “India: Ten Years of Color and Light,” will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9, in the Feick Fine Arts Center at Green Mountain College in Poultney. Free and open to all.

 

Legion Drawing

GRANVILLE American Legion Post 323 on Columbus Street in Granville invites everyone to participate in its Queen of Hearts Drawing at 6 p.m. each Friday. Tickets will be available at the Post. Information: 642-1759.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Sept. 9. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Saturday September 10

 

Team Challenge

MANCHESTER The Jay Hathaway Memorial Team Challenge for runners and walkers will be held in conjunction with the Maple Leaf Half Marathon and 5K Race on Saturday, Sept. 10, in Manchester. Proceeds from the race registrations will support more than 20 Manchester Lions Club charities. Registration forms are available at the Manchester and the Mountains Regional Chamber of Commerce, 5046 Main Street in Manchester, and at www.manchestervtmapleleaf.com/teamchallenge.

 

Event at Fort

TICONDEROGA A special event, “The Struggle for Liberty: The Revolutionary War at Fort Ticonderoga,” will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10 and 11, at Fort Ticonderoga. Experience life during the Revolutionary War, with programs on colonial trade, demonstrations, interpretive vignettes, camp life, and daily battle re-enactments.

Information: 518-585-2821, or www.FortTiconderoga.org.

 

Driving Program

HOOSICK FALLS The Northeast New York Safety and Health Council will offer a Defensive Driving Program at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Hoosick Falls Health Center, 21 Danforth Street. Ask about saving on your car insurance and taking points off your driver’s license. Cost: $40. Pre-registration is preferred with Marla Nowak at 518-686-4854.

 

Benefit Golf Tournament

WHITEHALL There will be a benefit Golf Tournament at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Valley View Country Club. The cost is $50 per person and will include golf, a cart and lunch. Proceeds will benefit Danon Whiting, son of Keith and Penny Whiting, who is currently battling Hodgkin’s Disease. For more information, or to register, call Keith Redmond at 499-1487.

 

FARMERS’ MARKET

RUTLAND The Downtown Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays, and 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, through October in Depot Park, next to Walmart, in Rutland. Information: Greg Cox at 802-683-5791, or www.vtfarmersmarket.org.

 

Rummage, Bake Sale

HEBRON The East Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 22 in Hebron will hold a Rummage and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10. A half-price sale will start at 1 p.m. and everyone is invited.

 

Cheese Tour

WASHINGTON COUNTY The Fifth Annual Washington County Cheese Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10 and 11. Five cheese makers will showcase their goat, sheep and cow dairy farms, including cheese tasting, demonstrations, farm and cheese room tours, and other activities. This is a free, drive yourself tour. Also, a cycling option will be available this year, with maps and YouTube videos. Information/tour maps: 518-746-2560, or www.washingtoncountycheese.org.

 

HarvestFest

SALEM The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its Fourth Annual HarvestFest from 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, at Salem Art Works, 19 Cary Lane, off W. Broadway, in Salem. Featured will be a craft fair, silent auction, lunch by local vendors, a children’s play area with games and animals, a Farm to Fork Dinner with music by Al and Kathy Bain at 6 p.m., followed by a Barn Dance with music by The Bluebillies at 9 p.m. Cost: Free for daytime activities; fee for dinner and dance. Tickets are available at several local businesses. Information: Laura Dunham at 854-3833, or www.salemnychamber.com.

 

Bead Making Demo

SALEM Nancy Bariluk-Smith will present a Bead Making Demonstration from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Spinning Glass Studio, 123 Gillis Hill Lane in Salem (one mile north on Route 22 from traffic light). Information: 518-854-9566.

 

Fireside Stories

GRANVILLE Fireside Stories for children will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Pember Library, 33 W. Main Street in Granville. “Kindergarten” will be this week’s theme. Information: 518-642-2525.

 

Beef Barbecue

BUSKIRK The Eagle Bridge Methodist Church invites everyone to a Tri-Tip-Steak Beef Barbecue at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Flea Market at Strawberry Acres, Route 67 in Buskirk. Eat in or take out for $10. Advance orders: 686-9845.

 

Open House

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge Valley Rescue Squad will hold an open house at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Brieman Building, adjacent to the Cambridge United Presbyterian Church, 81 E. Main Street in Cambridge. You’ll have an opportunity to ask questions about the squad’s services and training, and view and learn about the ambulance equipment. Light refreshments will be served, too. Information: Martha Waite at 518-677-5163, or email mwaite1@nycap.rr.com.

 

Roast Beef

HARTFORD The United Methodist Church at 47 Route 23 in Hartford invites everyone to a Roast Beef Dinner and Food Sale from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10. Dinner cost: $9 adults; $4 ages 5 to 12; free 4 and younger.

 

1950s Musical

FORT EDWARD The Twisted Twirlers will perform in a 1950s and ‘60s Musical Variety Show at 7 pm. on Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Little Theater on the Farm, 27 Plum Road in Fort Edward. All members of this group out of the C.R. Wood Cancer Center are cancer survivors. Cost: $5.Refreshments will be available and there’ll be a 50/50 raffle.

 

Ballroom Dancing

GLENS FALLS Temple Beth-El in Glens Falls will host Second Saturday Ballroom Dancing from 7 to 10:30 p.m. on Sept. 10. All dancing abilities and singles will be welcome. Information/cost: 518-761-4174, or www.usadanceadk.com.

 

Saturday Concert

GREENWICH 70 Main at 70 Main Street in Greenwich will host a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10. The featured performers will be Rachel Carson singing arias and popular standards, and Rob “Moon” McGeoch who will feature blues while accompanying himself on the bass. Cost: $10 adults; $5 students. Tickets will be sold at the door and reservations are available at 518-677-8296, or email Dbchorale@aol.com.

 

Sunday September 11

 

Buffet Breakfast

FAIR HAVEN American Legion Post 49 at 72 S. Main St. in Fair Haven invites everyone to a buffet Pancake/French Toast Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11. Cost: $7 adults; $3.50 children. This breakfast is held on the second Sunday each month, with few exceptions. Information: 802-265-7983.

 

Softball Benefit

BONDVILLE The Mountain School at Winhall and its Parent Advisory Board will host a rain or shine six-team, double-elimination Softball Tournament and Pasta Supper on Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Mountain School in Bondville. The tournament will begin at 8 a.m., break for lunch at noon, with a 9/11 memorial at 12:30 p.m., and a championship game at 3 p.m. Children’s activities and live music, too. All proceeds will benefit Teri and Derek Andersen whose pottery studio was destroyed by fire. Information/dinner reservations: Kim Scott Miller at 297-2662.

 

Diabetes Walk

GLENS FALLS A 5K Walk to Cure Diabetes will be held on Sunday, Sept. 11, at Crandall Park in Glens Falls. Registration will start at 9:30 a.m. and the walk will continue until 4 p.m. Information: 518-742-1700, or www.jdrf.org.

 

Fiddling Session

SCHUYLERVILLE The Adirondack Fiddlers will host an “Old Tyme Fiddling” session from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, at the American Legion Hall on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. All fiddlers and the public will be welcome. Information: 518-274-6817.

 

Vermont Celebration

BENNINGTON Storyteller and humorist T. Namaya will present “Vermont My Home: A Celebration” at 2 p.m. on Sunday Sept. 11, at the Bennington Center for the Arts. This multimedia presentation will be based on Namaya’s stories, music, songs and photographs of Vermont. Information/tickets: 802-442-7158.

 

Phil Hoyt

GRANVILLE Phil Hoyt will perform in concert from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, at Veterans Park on Quaker Street in Granville. Original, traditional and patriotic music will be featured in memory of the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. Bring a chair. Information: 518-337-6789.

 

Photographer Speaks

GLENS FALLS Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Jim MacMillan will speak at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, at The Hyde Collection, 161 Warren Street in Glens Falls. Jim’s work is included in The Hyde’s current exhibition, “New York, New York! The 20th Century,” that runs through Sept. 18, and this event is part of a weeklong tribute to those who serve (police, fire, first responders, etc.). Information: 518-792-1761, or www.hydecollection.org.

 

Free Suppers

HOOSICK FALLS The men of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 70 Main Street in Hoosick Falls, invite everyone to free Sunday Suppers from 5 to 6 p.m. on Sept. 11, Oct. 9 and Nov. 13.

 

Monday September 12

 

GOP Barbecue

GRANVILLE Reservations are requested by Monday, Sept. 12, for the Granville Republican Committee’s annual Chicken Barbecue on Sunday, Sept. 18, at American Legion Post 328, 10 Columbus Street in Granville. A social hour will start at 4 p.m. with a cash bar and snacks, and the barbecue at 5 p.m. Cost: $15. Information/tickets: John Cosey at 642-2369, John Tanner at 642-1239, or committee members.

 

Spaghetti Benefit

GRANVILLE A benefit Spaghetti Dinner will be held on Monday, Sept. 12, at Bernardo’s Restaurant on Church Street in Granville. Seating will be at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. Cost: $6 eat in, $7 take out, with proceeds benefiting Dora Mallory, the mother of three and grandmother of three, who is battling breast cancer that has spread. Information: Esther at 802-287-0134.

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Sept. 12. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Tuesday September 13

 

Women’s Health

GRANVILLE Washington County WIC will hold its monthly clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the Baptist Church on Quaker Street in Granville. WIC provides supplemental foods and health education to pregnant and nursing women, infants, and children to age 5. Ask if you qualify for help with your food bill. Information/alternate time: 518-746-2460.

 

Adirondack History

XLAKE GEORGE Andy Flynn will present an Adirondack history talk titled “Turning Points” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the Adirondack Mountain Club in Lake George. Reservations are requested at 518-668-4447. Information: www.adk.org.

 

Wednesday September 14

 

Men’s Health

RUTLAND Dr. Ernest Bove will present a free Men’s Health Seminar from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Rutland Regional Medical Center, 160 Allen Street in Rutland (enter by the sign for the CVPS/Leahy Community Health Education Center). Dr. Bove will provide the latest information on enlarged prostate and erectile dysfunction issues that can lead to a truly positive change in your life. Registration is requested at 802-772-2400.

 

Chairs Auction

GLENS FALLS Decorated Adirondack chairs will be sold to the highest bidders in a “Chair-itable Auction” from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at the Charles R. Wood Theater, 207 Glen Street in Glens Falls. Information: www.haveaseatglensfalls.com.

 

Film at Library

RUTLAND The Rutland Film Society and the Rutland Free Library will host a monthly film series on Wednesdays beginning with “Pray the Devil Back to Hell” at 7 p.m. on Sept. 14 in the library’s Fox Room at 10 Court Street. This film is about women bringing peace to Liberia during civil war. Information: 802-773-1860.

 

Film and Music

BOLTON LANDING An “Out of this World!” film and music performance will be presented at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at The Sembrich in Bolton Landing. Information/cost: 518-644-2431, or www.thesembrich.org.

 

Thursday September 15

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 6 on Main Street in Poultney. Offered will be local meats, vegetables, fruits, baked goods, maple syrup, crafts and more. Information: 802-468-5805.

 

Time for Tots

MANCHESTER The Manchester Public Library will offer Rhyme Time for Tots at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15. This free event, featuring stories, music, movement and play for infants and toddlers, will be held every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Children must be accompanied by adult caregivers. Information: 802-362-2607, or www.markskinnerlibrary.org.

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, Maple Village, Rutland; 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, Dorset Nursing (by appointment), Dorset; 1:15 p.m. Sept. 21, The Meadows (residents only), Rutland; 3:15 p.m. Sept. 21, The Gables (residents only), Rutland; 9:30 a.m. Sept. 21, Sheldon Towers, Rutland; and 11 a.m. Sept. 21, Linden Terrace, Rutland. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Castleton Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers Market next to Citizens Bank on Main Street will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 6. Offered will be locally grown and made products. Information: Lori Barker at 353-0498, or Robert Staudter at 468-2213.

 

Chamber Mixer

LAKE GEORGE The Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its ARCC September Mixer on Thursday, Sept. 15, aboard the Lac du St. Sacrement on Lake George. Boarding will be at 5 p.m. and the cruise will run from 6 to 8 p.m. Cost: $20. Advance reservations are required at 518-798-1761.

 

Art Walk

GLENS FALLS The Third Thursday Art Walk will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 15 in Glens Falls. Artist receptions and art displays will be at various downtown locations. Information: www.glensfallsartwalk.com.

 

Drug Abuse Info

BENNIINGTON The United Counseling Service will offer a free Family Education Seminar from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15 and 22, at its Community Conference Room, 100 Ledge Hill Drive in Bennington. Learn about substance abuse and addiction, how it affects the family, and the principles of healing and recovery. Registration: 802-442-5491, or email Jamie Estey at jestey@uscvt.org. Information: www.ucsvt.org.

 

Friday September 16

 

Book Sale

MANCHESTER The Mark Skinner Library will hold a Book Sale Sept. 16 to 18 at the former Bank of Bennington building, 4331 Main Street, Route 7A, in Manchester. Hours will be 5 to 7 p.m. Friday (preview sale, $5 admission), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 2 p.m. Sunday. Hardcover books and audiovisual materials will be $1, paperbacks 75 cents, and children’s books 50 cents. Low-priced signed, first edition and collectible books also will be available. Information: 802-362-2607.

 

Local Foods Festival

KILLINGTON A Farm-to-Table Food Festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 16 and 17, in the Killington area. Celebrate locally grown food paired with seasonal beers and ciders, and see demonstrations of cheese making, home brewing, and creating fresh food dinner menus. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Play at Wood

GLENS FALLS The Pendragon Theatre Company will stage “The Mystery of Irma Vepp” by Charles Ludlum on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 16 and 17, at the Charles. R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls. Information/tickets: 518-874-0800.

 

Saturday September 17

 

Hiking, Geocaching

GLENS FALL/SARATOGA The Glens Falls-Saratoga Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will offer hiking on Sept. 17, 18, 24 and 25, and geocaching on Sept. 19. Information: www.adk-gfs.org.

 

Art, Crafts

EASTON The Easton Neighbors group will hold its annual Art and Crafts Exhibit and Sale on Saturday, Sept. 17, at Burton Hall on Route 40 in Easton. In addition to art and crafts, this event will feature local Easton products and business information, home-baked goods and soup, and locally grown produce. Time and free vendor/exhibitor space: Carolin Snyder at 664-7452.

 

Car Show

BENNINGTON The 45th Annual Bennington Car Show will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17 and 18, in Willow Park. Information: Joann Erenhouse, Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce, 802-447-3311.

 

Golf Benefit

WHITEHALL The Fifth Annual Whitehall Elks Lodge 1491 Cerebral Palsy Benefit Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Valley View Golf Course, 2616 Route 12 in Whitehall (off Route 4 at the Armory). Shotgun start 8:30 a.m., 18 holes, prizes, refreshments/food on ninth hole. Cost: $40 per person, four-person team/co-ed, with proceeds benefiting Major Projects Cerebral Palsy. Information: Orson Kingsley at 518-499-9351.

 

Food Pantry Open

SCHAGHTICOKE The Food Pantry at the Hoosic Valley Community Church, 2024 Route 40 in Schaghticoke, will be open from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17. This pantry is open on the third Saturday each month. Information: 753-6984.

 

Car/Truck Show

MALTA The Firebird Nation of North America will present the Second Annual All Car and Truck Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, at Albany-Saratoga Speedway in Malta (rain date Sept. 18). Cost: Minimum donation of $5 for spectators, $10 for car/truck registration, with proceeds benefiting Saratoga Bridges. Information: 518-587-0723, email info@saratogabridges.org, or www.saratogabridges.org.

 

Applefest 2011
FAIR HAVEN Applefest 2011 will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 (rain date, Sept. 24) at Fair Haven Park. This event will include a farmers’ market, vendors, crafters, games, food, a chicken barbecue, downtown merchants’ sidewalk sales, and a book sale at the library. Proceeds will benefit students through grade 8. Information: 802-265-3883, Ext. 208, or email kramey@arsu.org.

 

Writers Retreat

SHUSHAN The annual Writers Retreat will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Dionondehowa Wildlife Sanctuary and School in Shushan. This year’s theme is “Angels and Angles (or…Playing with Transposition).” Cost: $45. Pre-registration is required at 518-854-7764, or email dionondehowa@yahoo.com.

 

Battle Anniversary

STILLWATER The 234th Anniversary of the Battle of Saratoga will be remembered from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday the 18th, at the Saratoga National Historical Park Battlefield. Free and open to all. Information: 518-664-9821, Ext. 224, or www.nps.gov/sara.

 

Clam Steam

VALLEY FALLS VFW Post 1938 on Poplar Avenue in Valley Falls invites everyone to a “Clam Steam” on Saturday, Sept. 17. Hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage and peppers and raw clams will be served from 1 to 4 p.m., and steamers beginning at 5 p.m. No takeouts. Music will be provided by Winchester and Young at this event. For advance tickets at $25 each call 753-7707.

 

Shriners Circus

QUEENSBURY The Oriental Temple Shriners will present the 2011 Shriners Circus at 2 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, under the big top at Fireman’s Field on Luzerne Road in Queensbury. Cost: $12 (two children younger than 12 admitted free with each paid adult). Tickets will be available at the circus ticket office, or online at www.ticketweb.com.

Chicken Barbecue

CAMBRIDGE The Cambridge United Presbyterian Church at 81 E. Main Street will hold its annual Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, Sept. 17. Information/time: Church office at 518-677-3863 mornings.

 

Buffet, Dance

STILLWATER The Stillwater Players will host an all-you-can-eat Buffet and Golden Oldies Dance at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, at St. Peter’s Parish Center, 241 N. Hudson Avenue in Stillwater (routes 4 and 32). Songs from the 1960s through the ‘80s will be performed by Switch Point, David McClements will perform magic between sets, and there’ll be a Chinese auction. Cost: $10, and a cash bar will be available. Information: 772-1251.

 

F.D. Drawing, Bingo

GRANVILLE The Granville Hook and Ladder Fire Co. on Quaker Street invites everyone to participate in its Queen of Hearts Drawing at 6 p.m. on Saturdays. And, bingo will be held at 7 p.m. each Saturday, with few exceptions. Information: 642-2401.

 

Sunday September 18

 

Buffet Breakfast

GREENWICH Elks Lodge 2223 on Route 40S in Greenwich invites everyone to a Sunday Buffet Breakfast from 8:30 to 11 a.m. on Sept. 18. Omelets, pancakes and more will be served at $6 per person, $5 senior citizens, and $4 children.

 

Basket Party

WHITEHALL A Basket Party to benefit the Whitehall Youth League will be held on Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Elks Lodge on N. Williams Street in Whitehall. Doors will open at 10 a.m. with drawings beginning at noon. Cost: $5 entry fee; $2 each additional card. There’ll be a concession stand, too, and everyone is invited.

 

Jeff Rivers Run

FAIR HAVEN The Section Eight Ryders will host the Third Annual Jeff Rivers Run to benefit the Haynes House of Hope on Sunday, Sept. 18. Sign in from 11 a.m. to noon at Fair Haven Park at $10 per rider, or $15 per couple. There’ll be a raffle and 50/50, with a party following the run. Information: Jan at 518-642-1814, or Ernie at 642-9051, or 518-321-9126.

 

War History

HUBBARDTON Dressed in period attire, Carl Fuller will bring a Hubbardton resident of 1777 back to life to discuss the Revolutionary War battle of Hubbardton at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18. Meet at the Visitor Center at the Hubbardton State Historic Site on Monument Hill Road. Information: 802-273-2282, or www.HistoricVermont.org/sites.

 

Country Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country Dance from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. A meeting will precede the dance from 1:30 to 2 p.m. and there’ll be a buffet at 3 p.m. (bring a dish to share). Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 638-9008.

 

Monday September 19

 

Potluck Supper

EAST HEBRON Everyone is invited to a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19, at the East Hebron United Presbyterian Church on Route 22. Bring a dish to share to this event that will be held on the third Monday each month. Information: 518-854-7017, or 854-7716.

 

Tuesday September 20

 

Tuesday Bingo

QUEENSBURY The Queensbury VFW at 32 Luzerne Road, across from the West Glens Falls Fire Department, will host Bingo at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20. Cards go on sale at 5:30 p.m. and home-cooked meals and more will be available. Featured will be $1,000, $750, and $500 jackpots. This bingo is held each Tuesday, and the first Saturday each month, with few exceptions, and everyone will be welcome.

 

Knitting Club, More

SCHUYLERVILLE The Schuylerville Public Library’s Knitting Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the library, 52 Ferry Street. This club now is open to all crafters and meetings are held on the third Tuesday each month. Free and open to all. Information: Amanda at 518-695-6641.

 

Wednesday September 21

 

Model Railroaders

GLENS FALLS The Upstate Model Railroaders group will continue its Open House from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21 and 28, in Glens Falls. Information: www.upstatemodelrailroaders.com.

 

Thursday September 22

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 6 on Main Street in Poultney. Offered will be bedding plants, specialty foods, range-fed meat and eggs, farmstead cheeses, Vermont crafts, and more. Information: 802-468-5805.

 

Castleton Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers Market next to Citizens Bank on Main Street will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 6. Offered will be locally grown and made products. Information: Lori Barker at 353-0498, or Robert Staudter at 468-2213.

 

Drawing at VFW

GRANVILLE VFW Post 1653 on North Street in Granville invites everyone to stop in and purchase a ticket for its weekly “Search for the Queen of Hearts” drawing that is held at 6 p.m. each Thursday at the post. Cost: $1 per ticket. The post is open each day from 9 a.m. to about 10 p.m. Information: 642-1599.

 

Friday September 23

 

Farmer’s Market

PAWLET The Pawlet Farmers’ Market will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, at the Pawlet Village green, next to the library. Fresh produce, handmade crafts and Vermont maple products will be offered every Friday, rain or shine.

 

Fish Fry

WHITEHALL American Legion Post 83 at 148 Main St. in Whitehall invites everyone to its Friday Fish Fry from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 23. This meal is served each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-2482.

 

Pizza at Elks

GREENWICH The Greenwich Elks Club on Route 40 South will offer Henderson’s Pizza every Friday night. In addition to pizza, the menu will include weekly specials such as mozzarella sticks, chicken wings, French fries, and more. Information/to order: 692-2061.

 

Legion Drawing

GRANVILLE American Legion Post 323 on Columbus Street in Granville invites everyone to participate in its Queen of Hearts Drawing at 6 p.m. each Friday. Tickets will be available at the Post. Information: 642-1759.

 

Friday Bingo

WHITEHALL Elks Lodge 1491 at 5 Elks Way in Whitehall will host Friday Night Bingo at 7 p.m. on Sept. 23. Featured will be a $500 jackpot special. This bingo is held each Friday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-499-1491.

 

Saturday September 24

 

FARMERS’ MARKET

RUTLAND The Downtown Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays, and 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, through October in Depot Park, next to Walmart, in Rutland. Information: Greg Cox at 802-683-5791, or www.vtfarmersmarket.org.

 

Country Dance

SCHUYLERVILLE The Country Round and Square Dance Association invites everyone to an Old-Style Country Dance from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, at the American Legion Post on Clancy Street in Schuylerville. Music will be provided by the Ole Time Country band. Cost: $5 adults; $2 ages 6 to 17; free 5 and younger. Information: Floyd at 747-6687, or Sandy at 638-9008.

 

Monday September 26

 

Legion Bingo

CAMBRIDGE American Legion Post 634 at 2106 Route 22 in Cambridge will host Monday Bingo at 7 p.m. on Sept. 26. This bingo is held each Monday, with few exceptions. Information: 518-677-8069.

 

Wednesday September 28

 

Health Clinics

RUTLAND AREA The Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice will offer Blood Pressure and Foot Care Clinics as follows: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, Godnick Adult Center, Rutland, and 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, Community Center, North Clarendon. Cost: $2 blood pressure; $5 foot care. Information: 802-775-0568.

 

Thursday September 29

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29 and Oct. 6, on Main Street in Poultney. Offered will be local meats, vegetables, fruits, baked goods, maple syrup, crafts and more. Information: 802-468-5805.

 

Castleton Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers Market next to Citizens Bank on Main Street will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 6. Offered will be locally grown and made products. Information: Lori Barker at 353-0498, or Robert Staudter at 468-2213.

 

Saturday October 1

 

Brewfest

KILLINGTON The Killington Brewfest will be held on Saturday, Oct. 1. Enjoy New England’s finest craft beers at the base of Killington Peak with live music, food tasting, and a choice of more than 60 artisan brews on tap. Information: www.discoverkillington.com.

 

Thursday October 6

 

Farmer’s Market

POULTNEY The Poultney Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6, on Main Street in Poultney. Offered will be bedding plants, specialty foods, range-fed meat and eggs, farmstead cheeses, Vermont crafts, and more. Information: 802-468-5805.

 

Castleton Market

CASTLETON The Castleton Village Farmers Market next to Citizens Bank on Main Street will be open from 3:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6. Offered will be locally grown and made products. Information: Lori Barker at 353-0498, or Robert Staudter at 468-2213.

 

Saturday October 8

 

Art in the Park

RUTLAND Art in the Park will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 8 and 9, at Main Street Park, routes 4 and 7, in Rutland. Along with free admission, there’ll be free parking at the Vermont State Fairgrounds where shuttle service will be available. Offered will be jewelry, glass, crafts, furniture, ceramics, fiber art, photography, and fine art. Music, too. Information: www.chaffeeartcenter.org.

 

Sunday October 9

 

Free Suppers

HOOSICK FALLS The men of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 70 Main Street in Hoosick Falls, invite everyone to free Sunday Suppers from 5 to 6 p.m. on Oct. 9 and Nov. 13.

 

Sunday November 13

 

Free Supper

HOOSICK FALLS The men of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 70 Main Street in Hoosick Falls, invite everyone to a free Sunday Supper from 5 to 6 p.m. on Nov. 13.

 

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WASHINGTON COUNTY FARMERS’ MARKETS

 

Cambridge, Cambridge Freight Yard, East Main Street, behind Hubbard Hall, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays through mid October, contact Fran Morrison, 261-1877, e-mail jcamero4@nycap.rr.com.

 

Fort Edward, Broadway Lanes parking lot, Route 4, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays June through October, contact Linda Gifford, 792-0198.

 

Fort Ann, Walker’s Farm, Home and Tack, 5565 Route 4, 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays through October 26, contact Allison Wilshere, 639-5223.

 

Granville, downtown Granville, 2 to 5 p.m. Mondays, June through October, contact Bob Andersen, 854-3750.

 

Greenwich, Main Street (former IGA parking lot), 2 to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, June through October, contact Bob Andersen, 854-3750.

 

Hudson Falls, Sutherland Farms, Lower Dix Avenue, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, June through October, contact Linda Gifford, 792-0198.

 

Salem, Salem Park, Main Street, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May through October, contact Bob Andersen, 854-3750.

 

Whitehall, Boulevard Park, 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, June through October, contact Bob Andersen, 854-3750.

 

SARATOGA COUNTY FARMERS’ MARKETS (updated May 6, 2011)

 

Ballston Spa, Wisnal Park, Front Street, 3 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, mid June through September; Winter Market, CCE Building, 50 W. High Street, first Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon, October through May; contact Cyndi Pastore, 885-6693.

 

Burnt Hills, Former Old Homestead Restaurant, Route 50 and Lakehill Road, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May through October, contact Gary Janssen, 384-0526.

 

Clifton Park, St. George’s Church, Route 146, 2 to 5 p.m. Thursdays, July through October, www.saratogafarmersmarket.org.

 

Gansevoort, Village Park, 3 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, June through October; Winter Market, inside City Hall, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. second Saturdays, November through February, contact Linda Gifford at 792-0198.

 

Greenfield, Middle Grove Park, 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays, late June through September, contact Ron Deutsch, 469-6769.

 

Prestwick Chase at Saratoga, 3 to 6 p.m. Mondays, June through October, contact Kellie Postlethwaite, 584-7766.

 

Saratoga Springs, High Rock Park, 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May through October; Winter Market, Division Street Elementary School, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, November through April, www.saratogafarmersmarket.org.

 

South Glens Falls, Village Park, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, June through October, contact Linda Gifford, 792-0198.

 

Waterford, Waterford Harbor Promenade, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, June through October, contact Mary Stalker, 665-8344.

 

 

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